Robert and Elizabeth

Based on THE BARRETTS OF WIMPOLE STREET by Rudolph Besier.

A 50-minute section of Act I of this production was televised by the BBC on 30th April 1965.

The run at the Lyric Theatre totalled 948 performances.

Cast & Crew

Cast

Alfred
Arabel
Bella Hedley
Captain Surtees Cook
Charles
Chloe
Claire
dancer
dancer
dancer
dancer
Dr Chambers / sweeper
Edward Moulton-Barrett
Elizabeth
Evans
fellow officer
Flush (dog)
George
Henrietta
Henry
Henry Bevan
Lady Mary
Mr Harrison (King Charles) / policeman
Mr Macready / pickpocket
Mrs Butler (Polyxena) / Lady Sarah
Octavius
policeman
policeman
postman
Robert Browning
Septimus
singer
singer
singer
singer
singer
Travers / stage manager (Mr Langton) / lamplighter / sandwichman
vendor
vendor
Wilson
working boy
working boy
Bella Hedley
  (started September 1965)
Robert Browning
  (started December 1965)
Captain Surtees Cook
  (started 1966)
Claire
  (started 1966)
Dr Chambers / sweeper
  (started 1966)
Flush (dog)
  (started 1966)
George
  (started 1966)
Henrietta
  (started 1966)
Lady Mary
  (started 1966)
Mr Macready / pickpocket
  (started 1966)
Mrs Butler (Polyxena) / Lady Sarah
  (started 1966)
Alfred
  (started January 1966)
Wilson
  (started January 1966)
Edward Moulton-Barrett
  (started 7th March 1966)
Elizabeth
  (started 4th April 1966)
Evans
  (started September 1966)
Septimus
  (started September 1966)
Arabel
  (started January 1967)

Crew

Book and Lyrics
Choreographer
Composer
Director
from an original idea by
Lighting
Musical Director
Orchestrations by
Orchestrations by
Presented by
Settings and Costumes designed by

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Play description

Based on THE BARRETTS OF WIMPOLE STREET by Rudolph Besier.

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